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US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by Zelma “Suzie” Coyle
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The entire collection consists of a mug, photographs, and papers from Zelma “Suzie” Coyle, who served as a nurse on the USS Haven (AH-12) hospital ship during the Korean War. Scanned and online here are instructions to medical officers upon joining the Haven, her letters home to her mother and her photographs. 72 items are available on this page, one of which is a listing of the photographs as a pdf file - "Coyle collection photo captions"
Topics: USS Haven (AH-12), hospital ship, Korean War, Nurse Corps, nursing, US Marine Corps
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Medical Center Portsmouth
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Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP) COVID-19 Literature Reports  Prepared by:   Tracy C. Shields, MSIS, AHIP (Ms.; she/her)  Naval Medical Center Portsmouth; Library Services, Reference Medical Librarian Purpose:   These reports, published every other week on Fridays, are curated collections of current research, evidence reviews, special reports, grey literature, and news regarding the COVID-19 pandemic that may be of interest to medical providers,  leadership, and decision makers....
Topics: covid-19, bibliography
Disease modeling forecasts that severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the virus that causes COVID-19, will continue to spread throughout the remainder of 2021. Data and modeling also indicate that the available vaccines will continue to be effective against severe illness and mortality caused by COVID 19. Of note, all Navy COVID deaths have been individuals not immunized (one individual was partially vaccinated). In consideration of this persistent health and readiness...
Topics: covid-19, vaccination
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. NAVAL HISTORY DIVISION. SHIPS' HISTORIES SECTION
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The first hospital ship of the United States Navy was originally a commercial side-wheel river steamer RED ROVER built at Cape Girardeau, Missouri, in 1859.
Topics: Civil War, hospital ship, USS Rover, Nurse Corps
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Forces, Vietnam
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Press kit of miscellaneous material including descriptions of ships, and operations. Includes: FACTS AND FIGURES ON THE MEKONG DELTA NAVY MOBILE BASE ARRIVES IN VIETNAM by Lt. T.S. Storck, USN PBRs THWART VIET CONG ON DELTA WATERWAYS By Lt. T.S. Storck OPERATION GAME WARDEN RIVER ASSAULT FLOTILLA ONE ASSAULT SUPPORT PATROL BOAT (ASPB) ARMORED TROOP CARRIER - (ATC) USS Askari (ARL-30) COMMAND AND COMMUNICATION BOAT - (CCB) Self Propelled Barracks Ship (APB) APL-26 SUPPORT LST (1156) CLASS U . S....
Topics: Vietnam War, river patrol boats, helicopter evacuation, Mobile Riverine Force, USS Askari (ARL-30),...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Dental Corps
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Newsletter for members of the Navy Dental Corps providing information for their careers and jobs.  
Topics: Dental Corps, Navy Medicine, Dentistry
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Hospital Oakland
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Hospital newspaper Vol. 33, No. 1, January 8, 1971 - Vol. 33, No. 25, December 17, 1971.
Topics: NH Oakland, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, California, Dental Corps, Vietnam War,...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
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Table of Contents   Number 1   PREFACE   iii NOTICE TO CONTRIBUTORS . ... iv SPECIAL ARTICLES Rheumatic Fever and Acute Arthritis as Causes for Evacuation from South Pacific Area—Howard B. Sprague and Sylvester McGinn 1 Acute Ascending Paralysis (Guillain-Barre Syndrome) —Patrick J. Fitzgerald and Harold Wood 4 Infectious Polyneuritis; A Report of Four Cases — A. Warren Stearns and Herbert I. Harris 13 Dermatologic Practice in the South Pacific; A Review of 1,500 Cases — Charles T....
Topics: World War II, venereal disease, sexually-transmitted dieseases, aviation medicine, submarine...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Army. Office of The Surgeon General. Borden Institute
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Specialty Editors RICHARD I. WALKER T. JAN CERVENY Front Matter Foreword Preface Introduction 1. Nuclear Events and Their Consequences 2. Acute Radiation Syndrome in Humans 3. Triage and Treatment of Radiation-Injured Mass Casualties 4. Treatment of Internal Radionuclide Contamination 5. Infectious Complications of Radiation Injury 6. Biological Assessment of Radiation Damage 7. Behavioral and Neurophysiological Changes with Exposure to Ionizing Radiation 8. Psychological Factors in Nuclear...
Topics: Radiation-Physiological effect, Nuclear weapons- Physiological effect
NSA Station Hospital Danang, Vietnam Medical Officer's group photo taken 24 October 1969.  (CAPT Donald Custis would become the Navy Surgeon General and is seated in the front row, slightly to the left, with his hands crossed at his wrist.) Original is a print 8x10 b&w  
Topics: Vietnam War, U.S. Navy, Medical Corps, hospital
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
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Table of Contents   Number 1   PREFACE iii NOTICE TO CONTRIBUTORS iv SPECIAL ARTICLES Studies on Filariasis in the Samoan Area—Eton E. Byrd, Lyle S. St. Amant, and Leon Bromberg 1 Filariasis in Returning Marines —Frank Clauser 21 Clinicopathologic Study of Early Filariasis ; With Lymph Node Biopsies —Sam Stuart Zuckerman and James S. Hibbard 27 A Preliminary Revision of the Scutellaris Group of the Genus Aedes — Donald S. Farner and Richard M. Bohart 37 Our Leprosy Problem —George...
Topics: World War II, aviation medicine, submarine medicine, influenza, psychiatry, antibiotics,...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. National Naval Medical Center
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Hospital newspaper Vol. 20, No. 1, January 13, 1964 - Vol. 20, No. 12, December 18, 1964.
Topics: NH Bethesda, Hospital Corps, Nurse Corps, Medical Service Corps, Medical Corps, Naval Medical...
by R.P. Burke 1. Reference (a) directed me to inquire into the communications, decisions and actions that took place within the Navy chain of command related to the following matters: a. Planning and execution of the Da Nang, Vietnam port visit. b. Transit of USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) to Guam, including air movements during transit and planning for the ship's arrival and provisions for the crew. c. Actions following arrival of USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) to Guam, including movement of...
Topics: coronavirus, covid-19, USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71)
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Hospital Oakland
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Clippings and photographs from the hospital.  
Topics: NH Oakland, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, Dental Corps, California, Vietnam War,...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Regional Medical Center Oakland
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Hospital newspaper Vol. 42, No. 1, January 4, 1980 - Vol. 42, No. 16, August 1, 1980.
Topics: NH Oakland, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, California, Dental Corps
Story by   André Sobocinski   U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery     In April 2020, the Naval Hospital Jacksonville deployed a special diagnostic unit to the guided missile destroyer USS Kidd (DDG-100), then in the throes of a shipboard outbreak. The team—comprised of two medical officers and five corpsmen—was referred to as the “Rapid Response Team,” and for good reason. Within a mere three hours this team was both conceived, assembled and deployed on a mission to conduct...
Topics: USS Kidd (DDG-100), history of medicine, history of technology, COVID-19, NH Jacksonville, Hospital...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Hospital Oakland
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Christmas dinner men.
Topics: Christmas, NH Oakland, food, menu
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Hospital Oakland
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Hospital newspaper Vol. 15, No. 1, July 2, 1954 - Vol. 15, No. 26, December 24, 1954.
Topics: NH Oakland, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, California, Dental Corps, Korean War,...
Navmed P-5021 FOREWORD ... III  KILLED IN ACTION .... 1  Medical Corps Officers ... 3  Dental Corps Officers ...4  Hospital Corps Officers ....5 Hospital Corps Enlisted .....5  DIED OF WOUNDS. ....24  Medical Corps Officers ..... 25  Hospital Corps Enlisted  ....25 KILLED OR DIED AS PRISONER OF WAR ....28  Medical Corps Officers . ....20  Dental Corps Officers .....29  Hospital Corps Officers .... 29 Hospital Corps Enlisted ....30  WOUNDED IN ACTION . 34 Medical Corps Officers .......
Topics: World War II, World War 2, Medal of Honor, Prisoners of War, POWs, Bronze Star, Navy Cross, Silver...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
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Annual report and executive summary of tri-service pathology institute.
Topics: Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, National Museum of Health and Medicine, medical museum
Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP) COVID-19 Literature Reports  Prepared by:   Tracy C. Shields, MSIS, AHIP (Ms.; she/her)  Naval Medical Center Portsmouth; Library Services, Reference Medical Librarian Purpose:   These reports, published every other week on Fridays, are curated collections of current research, evidence reviews, special reports, grey literature, and news regarding the COVID-19 pandemic that may be of interest to medical providers, leadership, and decision makers....
Topics: pediatrics, covid-19, bibliography
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Hospital Oakland
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Clippings and photographs from the hospital.
Topics: NH Oakland, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, Dental Corps, California, Korean War
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Hospital Oakland
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Hospital newspaper Vol. 14, No. 1, January 9, 1954 - Vol. 14, No. 25, June 25, 1954.
Topics: NH Oakland, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, California, Dental Corps, Korean War,...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by US Army Medical Department Center and School. Borden Institute
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Contents Contributors xi Peer Reviewers xvii Foreword by The Surgeon General xxi Preface xxiii 1. Historical Overview: From Poisoned Darts to Pan-Hazard Preparedness 1 George W. Christopher, Daniel M. Gerstein, Edward M. Eitzen, and James W. Marting 2. Epidemiology of Biowarfare and Bioterrorism 37 Zygmunt F. Dembek, Julie A. Pavlin, Martina Siwek, and Mark G. Kortepeter 3. Food, Waterborne, and Agricultural Diseases 71 Zygmunt F. Dembek, and Edwin L. Anderson 4. Consequence Management: The...
Topics: Bioterrorism--prevention & control, Communicable Disease Control--methods, Military...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
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Story by  André Sobocinski   U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery   President Hoover and his cabinet tossed a medicine ball over volleyball net. Known as Hoover Ball, this game was devised by Navy physician Cmdr. (later Vice Adm.) Joel Boone.    Boone convinced Hoover to start throwing a medicine ball around for a few minutes each day. Other members of Hoover’s party would soon join in this daily plyometric play.
Topics: Navy medicine, history of medicine, Presidential medicine, White House physician
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune
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LIFE and Leisure Branch Clinic's Give Back and Clean-Up NHCL's Partnership With II MEF Saves Lives Sacred Space and Sacred Events
Topics: 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force, NH Camp Lejeune
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Hospital Oakland
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Clippings and photographs from the hospital.
Topics: NH Oakland, hospital ship, USS Haven, Ted Williams, baseball, American Red Cross, dialysis,...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Hospital Oakland
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Clippings and photographs from the hospital.
Topics: NH Oakland, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, Dental Corps, California, Vietnam War
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Air Force. Office of the Surgeon General
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AIR FORCE MANUAL  NUMBER 161-1  Aerospace and Preventive Medicine FLIGHT SURGEON'S MANUAL 17 January 1962 The purpose of this manual is to act as a guide and a reference for the Flight Surgeon in the performance of his duties. It combines engineering and aeronautical facts with medical knowledge to provide the basic information encompassing the very specialized field of Aerospace Medicine. CONTENTS The Aircrew Effectiveness Progr am   Effects of Decreased Partial Pressure of Oxygen On...
Topics: military medicine, aviation medicine, aerospace medicine, space
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Naval Medical Center Portsmouth
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Explanation of how to order laboratory tests.
Topics: hospital, patient records, NMC Portsmouth, CHCS
  USS Rixey (APH-2), along with her sister ships USS Tryon (APH-1) and USS Pinkney (APH-2) were auxiliary vessels originally designed for double duty—to carry warfighters into battle as well as to treat and evacuate casualties as “evacuation ships.”
Topics: World War II, history of medicine, Navy Medicine Live Blog
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Hospital Oakland
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Hospital newspaper Vol. 8, No. 27, July 2, 1949 - Vol. 9, No. 1, December 31, 1949.
Topics: NH Oakland, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, California, Dental Corps, cartoons,...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Hospital Oakland
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Clippings and photographs from the hospital.
Topics: NH Oakland, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, Dental Corps, California, Vietnam War
Hospital newspaper Vol. 34, No. 28, January 2, 1973 - Vol. 34, No. 52, December 14, 1973. This volume should have been #35, but was mis-numbered for the entire year. 1974 began with the correct volume 36
Topics: NH Oakland, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, California, Dental Corps, Vietnam War,...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Hospital Oakland
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Hospital newspaper Vol. 32, No. 1, January 2, 1970 - Vol. 32, No. 25, December 25, 1970.
Topics: NH Oakland, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, California, Dental Corps, Vietnam War
The Manual of the Medical Department is issued in accordance with United States Navy Regulations. It contains detailed instructions and information pertaining to matters under the control of the Chief of the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery for the guidance of persons in the Naval Establishment. CONTENTS Medical Department  Medical Corps General Duties of Medical Corps Officers Duties of Medical Officers Afloat  Duties of Medical Officers Ashore Dental Corps Medical Service Corps Nurse Corps...
Topic: military medicine
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. National Naval Medical Center
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Hospital newspaper, Vol. 1, No. 1, January 6, 1945- Vol. 1, No. 52, December 29, 1945
Topics: Guam, World War II, NH Bethesda, Hospital Corps, Nurse Corps, Medical Service Corps, Medical Corps,...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by US Army Medical Department Center and School. Borden Institute
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senior editors Arthur L. Kellermann, MD, MPH Professor of Military and Emergency Medicine and Dean, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Eric Elster, MD Captain, MC, US Navy Professor and Chair, USU-Walter Reed Department of Surgery, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences associate editors Charles Babington Principal, WaVe Communications Racine Harris, MPH Program Manager, Defense Health...
Topics: military medicine, Germany, Iraq, Afghanistan, Afghan Campaign 2001-, Iraq War, 2003-2011
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Hospital Oakland
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Hospital newspaper Vol. 11, No. 1, January 5, 1952 - Vol. 11, No. 26, June 28, 1952.
Topics: NH Oakland, My Friend Irma comic strip, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, California,...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Hospital Oakland
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Hospital newspaper Vol. 10, No. 2, January 6, 1951 - Vol. 10, No. 27, June 30, 1951.
Topics: NH Oakland, My Friend Irma comic strip, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, California,...
Interview with former LCDR Allan Adeeb, MC, USN, flight surgeon, pilot, and senior medical officer of USS Oriskany. Participated in the Bay of Pigs operation and later was connected with the Forrestal fire of 29 July 1967. Interviewed by Jan K. Herman, Historian, Navy Medical Department, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Washington, DC, 25 October 2005.
Topics: Allan Adeeb, oral history, Bay of Pigs, Cold War, USS Forrestal, USS Oriskany, Berry Plan, flight...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command (NMRTC) San Diego
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SAN DIEGO, CA, UNITED STATES 11.10.2021 Video by   Petty Officer 3rd Class Luke Cunningham   and   Petty Officer 2nd Class Jacob L. Greenberg Naval Medical Center San Diego     211110-N-LW757-1001 SAN DIEGO (Nov. 10, 2021) A Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command (NMRTC) San Diego WarOps video Nov. 10. WarOps is a physical therapist-lead PT program designed to help Sailors prepare for the Physical Readiness Test. NMRTC San Diego’s mission is to prepare service members to deploy in...
Topics: exercise, physical therapy, covid-19, Physical Readiness Test
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center
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NMCPHC Quick Hits: Tri-Service Food Code
Topic: food safety
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. National Naval Medical Center
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Hospital newspaper, Vol. 17, No. 7, June 9, 1961 (incomplete) - Vol. 20, No. 12, December 18, 1964
Topics: NH Bethesda, Hospital Corps, Nurse Corps, Medical Service Corps, Medical Corps, Naval Medical...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center
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We survey, consult, develop, and shape public health for the Navy and Marine Corps, working primarily with public health providers and policy makers in support of readiness for all Sailors and Marines. Watch this video to see our personnel in action as they support our mission of providing Force Health Protection services world-wide! Date Taken: 08.06.2013 Date Posted: 01.15.2015 13:35 Category: Package Video ID: 386949 VIRIN: 130806-N-MC123-001 Filename: DOD_102181086 Length: 00:04:58...
Topics: preventive medicine, public health
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Army. Office of the Surgeon General. Borden Institute
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This book is designed to deliver combat casualty care information that will facilitate transition from a CONUS or civilian practice to the combat care environment. Establishment of the Joint Theater Trauma System (JTTS) and the Joint Theater Trauma Registry (JTTR), coupled with the efforts of the authors, has resulted in the creation of the most comprehensive, evidence-based depiction of the latest advances in combat casualty care. Lessons learned in Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) and in...
Topics: military medicine, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Hospital Oakland
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Hospital newspaper Vol. 22, No. 1, January 8, 1960 - Vol. 22, No. 26, December 23, 1960.
Topics: NH Oakland, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, California, Dental Corps
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
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Table of Contents   Number 1   PREFACE - -- - - - - - ---- ---- - - - - -- - ----- ------- - - ------- ---- - V NOTICE TO SERVICE CONTRIBUTORS________________________ vi SPECIAL ARTICLES: RELIEF WORK IN THE MANAGUA EARTHQUAKE. By Commander G. D. Hale and Lieut. Commander H. R. Boone, Medical Corps, United States Navy______________________ 1 MORTALITY IN APPENDICITIS. By Capt. G. F. Cottle, Medical Corps, U.S. Navy ___________ 9 THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE LEUKOPENIAS. By Lieut. (Junior Grade) R....
Topics: Nicaragua, earthquakes, syphilis, venereal disease, sexually transmitted diseases, appendicitis,...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Naval Medical Research Center
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* Surgery at Sea: Studying the effect of high deck accelerations on surgical tasks * Military Medicine provides world-class solutions for combat casualties * 79th Medical Wing Commanding Officer visits Naval Medical Research Center * R&D Chronicles: The Mosquito fighters, Part XII: The Quest for Medicine's Holy Grail * Navy MSC   selects Navy Medicine's Aerospace Experimental Psychology Officer of the Year 2016 * Navy MSC   selects NMRC own as Navy Medicine's Physiology Officer of   the...
Topics: Africa, NAMRU-6, malaria, mosquito, Medical Service Corps, history of medicine
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by Armed Forces Institute of Pathology & Charles Stuart Kennedy
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ARMED FORCES INSTITUTE OF PATHOLOGY ORAL HISTORY PROGRAM SUBJECT: Dr. Donald West King INTERVIEWER: Charles Stuart Kennedy DATE: October 4, 1994
Topics: oral history, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, American Registry of Pathology, pathology
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
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By Capt. Alison Eagleton, reserve affairs officer, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery I’m the reserve affairs officer for the Medical Corps at the U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery. I’m also the interim reserve affairs officer for the Nurse Corps, which means I’m responsible for 1,700 Medical Corps and Nurse Corps officers worldwide.
Topics: Medical Corps, Nurse Corps, Navy Medicine Live blog
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
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by André Sobocinski U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Since 1971, Force Master Chiefs of BUMED have served as senior enlisted advisors for Navy Surgeons General, and the voice for some 26,000 active and reserve Hospital Corpsmen in the Navy on matters relating to the welfare, health, job satisfaction, retention, morale, utilization, and training. Although it is easy to acknowledge the necessity of the role, the Hospital Corps was already 72 years old when the position of the “Force”...
Topics: Navy Medicine, Surface Warfare, Hospital Corpsman, Fleet Marine Force, Hospital Corpsmen, Force...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. DEPARTMENTS OF THE ARMY, THE NAVY, AND THE AIR FORCE
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TB MED 530/NAVMED P-5010-1/AFMAN 48-147_IP The purpose of this publication is to establish standardized military food safety standards, criteria, procedures, and roles for the sanitary control and surveillance of food to mitigate risk factors known to cause foodborne illness.
Topics: food safety, military medicine
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. National Naval Medical Center
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POLAR MANUAL: ARCTIC AND ANTARCTIC LIVING CONDITIONS, PERSONNEL SELECTION, HYGIENE AND SANITATION, CLOTHING, NUTRITION, SUPPLIES, AND EQUIPMENT, VISUAL DISABILITIES AND COLD INJURIES, FIRST AID, SAFETY, AND SURVIVAL by Captain E. E . Hedblom, MC, USN USNAS Whidbey Island, Washington "The original edition of the POLAR MANUAL was prepared by the Department of Cold Weather Medicine of the U. S. Naval Medical School as a guide for personnel whose work would take them to the frigid areas of the...
Topics: Operation Deep Freeze, Antarctica
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Naval Medical Research Center
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* Naval Medical Research Center Change of Command and Retirement * The DoD Birth & Infant Health Registry: Every month is the month of the military child  * R&D Chronicles: A brief history of seasickness in the U.S. Navy * NMRC researchers participate in the NMHM STEM initiative, Brain Awareness Week   2017 * NAMRU-D researcher highlighted by Office of the Secretary of Defense * NMRC researcher travels to Hungary for annual NATO Chess Tournament * NAMRU-SA hosts international...
Topics: Africa, pediatrics, obstetrics, NAMRU-6, history of medicine, seasickness, National Museum of...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. National Naval Medical Center
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Hospital newspaper Vol. 22, No. 1, January 17, 1966 - Vol. 22, No. 12, December 19, 1966.
Topics: NH Bethesda, Hospital Corps, Nurse Corps, Medical Service Corps, Medical Corps, Naval Medical...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Medical Command Northwest Region
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Hospitals newspaper Vol. 3, No. 1, January 3, 1988 - Vol. 3, No. 24, December 7, 1988.
Topics: Hospital Corps, AIDS, Nurse Corps, USNH Mercy (TAH-19), hospital ship, Medical Service Corps,...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
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AFIP Letter Vol. 155, No. 2, April 1997 AFIP Scientists Discover Clues to 1918 Spanish Flu ....1 Tumors of the Adrenal Gland and Extra-adrenal Paraganglia ....2 New Technologies for the 21st Century by Michael J. Dickerson, Col, USAF, MC, The Director....  2 Spanish "Controversies" course set for Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil, August 20-24 ....3 William Inskeep II, COL, VC, USA appointed Chair, Department of Veterinary Pathology ....4 William A. Gardner, Jr, MD, elected Chair, Scientific...
Topics: Influenza, World War 1, World War I, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, National Museum of Health...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
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Annual report and executive summary of tri-service pathology institute.
Topics: U.S. Navy, U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, military medicine, forensics, Armed Forces Institute of...
Hospital newspaper Vol. 10, No. 1, January 11, 1954- Vol. 11, No.24, December 23, 1955.
Topics: NH Bethesda, Hospital Corps, Nurse Corps, Medical Service Corps, Medical Corps, Naval Medical...
Clippings and photographs from the hospital.
Topics: NH Orlando, Florida, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, Dental Corps
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Department of Defense. Military Blood Program Office
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BRIEF HISTORY OF 1st HOSPITAL COMPANY, 1st MEDICAL BATTALION, 3rd MEDICAL BATTALION IN REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
Topics: Vietnam War, Marine Corps, FMF, Fleet Marine Force
RMKS/1. Purpose. This NAVADMIN announces the assignment of the Chief of Naval Personnel as the COVID Consolidated Disposition Authority (CCDA), and provides procedural guidance and reporting requirements for administrative disposition of individual Navy service members, active duty and Selected Reserve, who are not fully vaccinated per references (a) through (c). 2. Policy. In order to maximize readiness, it is the policy goal of the U.S. Navy to achieve a fully vaccinated force against the...
Topics: covid-19, vaccination, military medicine
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by Armed Forces Institute of Pathology & Charles Stuart Kennedy
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ARMED FORCES INSTITUTE OF PATHOLOGY ORAL HISTORY PROGRAM SUBJECT: Dr. Marc S. Micozzi INTERVIEWER: Mr. Charles Stuart Kennedy DATE: June 1, 1994
Topics: oral history, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Armed Forces Medical Museum, National Museum of...
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Navy Medical Newsletter Vol. 56 No. 1 July 1970 FROM THE CHIEF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 FEATURE ARTICLES Medal of Honor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Forty Years of Living History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Highlights of CINCPAC Fourth Conference on War Surgery  . . . . . . . . . 8 Wings for an Angel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 PROFESSIONAL PAPERS Burns . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....
Topics: Navy Medicine magazine, Operation Exotic Dancer, USS Repose, hospital ship, Medal of Honor, War...
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by U.S. Navy. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery. Dental Corps
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"This is the first published detailed recording of the history of the U.S. Naval Dental Corps. Written as a chronology, which attempts neither to explain nor to evaluate information, the history has been prepared from records that are believed to be accurate. It is realized, however, that records are not always complete and that certain interpretations of the "facts" had to be made. This undoubtedly has led to some errors, which if they exist, are unknown and were made...
Topics: Dental Corps, World War 1, World War 2, Civil War, dentistry, Korean War
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Hospital newspaper Vol. 12, No. 27, July 4, 1953 - Vol. 12, No. 52, December 31, 1952.
Topics: NH Oakland, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, California, Dental Corps, Korean War, Ertha...
Hospital newspapers  Vol. 4, No. 1, January 17, 1992 - Vol. 4, No. 17, December 18, 1992.
Topics: NH Oakland, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, California, Dental Corps, BMC Treasure...
Hospital newspaper Vol. 1, No. 1, November 17, 1989 - Vol. 1, No. 3, December 19, 1989 and Vol. 2, No. 1 January 5, 1990 - Vol. 2, No. 19, December 21, 1990.
Topics: NH Oakland, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, California, Dental Corps
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"Founded in 1862 as the Army Medical Museum, the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP) has transformed itself from collecting diseased organs and bones for study to a tri-service agency dedicated to expert pathology consultation, education, and research. Located on the Walter Reed Army Medical Center campus, the AFIP plays a critical role in the safety of America’s service members, providing research that revolutionizes medical treatment and protection in the battlefield. With a...
Topics: Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, National Museum of Health and Medicine, medical museum
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Clippings and photographs from the hospital.
Topics: NH Oakland, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, Dental Corps, California, Korean War
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Poster running from 1945-2015
Topics: NH Okinawa, World War II, World War 2, history of medicine, Japan, US Army Hospital Ryukyu Islands,...
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Hospital newspaper Vol. 31, No. 1, January 10, 1969 - Vol. 31, No. 25, December 19, 1969.
Topics: NH Oakland, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, California, Dental Corps, Vietnam War
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Table of Contents   Number 1   PREFACE iii NOTICE TO CONTRIBUTORS iv SPECIAL ARTICLES Tape Method of Skin-Grafting —Samuel G. Berkow 1 Posttraumatic Hemothorax Management—Edward M. Kent and Harry E. Tebrock 14 Plastic Technic in Surgery of Peripheral Nerves —George V. Webster, C. Hunter Shelden, and Robert H. Pudenz 22 Use of Hanging Casts in Compound Fractures of the Humerus —Harry B. Macey and Mark B. Coventry 33 Arteriovenous Aneurysm of the Brain —Benjamin E. Konivaler 37 Adult...
Topics: World War II, aviation medicine, submarine medicine, influenza, psychiatry, antibiotics,...
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by U.S. Navy. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
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Interview With Dr. Howard G. Bruenn, Cardiologist to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, conducted by Jan K. Herman, Historian, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Riverdale, NY, 31 January 1990. Herman says the transcript is edited down for publication.
Topics: Presidential health, Yalta, World War II, World War 2, cardiology, Franklin Roosevelt, USS Quincy,...